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December 12, 2010  3:04 PM

InfoWar: Cyber Hactivist Group Anonymous Attacks WikiLeaks’ Founder’s Swedish Prosecutors



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Botnet, Cyber warfare, DDoS, Hacking, Infowar, IRC bot, WikiLeaks

The Hacktivist group, Anonymous, has targeted WikiLeaks' founder, Julian Assange's Swedish prosecutors among other targets that have taken action against WikiLeaks. This is all a part of "Operation: Payback" which has now expanded into "Operation Avenge Assange."  This poster has been being passed...

September 24, 2008  1:12 AM

Software for Secure Computing: Trend Micro’s RUBotted



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Anti-malware, Botnet, IRC bot, Secure Computing, spam, Virus

I stumbled across this nifty free tool when running an online scan at Trend Micro's HouseCall site. Botnets are a big problem, accounting for most of the spam on the...


September 13, 2008  6:32 PM

Software for Secure Computing: Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Anti-malware, Anti-virus, IRC bot, Malware, Microsoft Windows, Secure Computing, Security

It's funny how sometimes we take for granted things like Microsoft's Malicious Software Removal Tool (MSRT). That's probably because it doesn't do much to make its presence known. Every month, Microsoft offers MSRT (


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